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AT&T

$34.22

-0.09 (-0.26%)

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Nexstar

$106.64

-3.43 (-3.12%)

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13:01

Senator Blumenthal calls on DIRECTV, AT&T to accept Nexstar's extension offer

Connecticut Senator Richard Blumenthal has issued a letter urging direct broadcast satellite service provider DIRECTV (T) and AT&T U-verse to immediately restore carriage of Nexstar-owned (NXST) WTNH-TV and WCTX-TV, Nexstar said. Effective 11:59 p.m. CT on July 3, 2019, AT&T/DIRECTV dropped the network and local community programming for Nexstar-owned stations impacting viewers in 97 markets across the country. The action follows AT&T/DIRECTV's refusal to accept Nexstar's offer for an extension which would have allowed viewers in Hartford-New Haven as well as other affected markets to view their favorite network shows, special events, sports, local news and other programming while the parties continue to negotiate. In the letter dated July 5, Senator Blumenthal acknowledges that local consumers "value Connecticut-based journalism and broadcasting" and strongly urges AT&T/DIRECTV to "immediately provide carriage of WTNH and WCTX through at least August 2, 2019 as requested by Nexstar" which would provide both parties time to come to an agreement "without barring AT&T/DirecTV consumers from viewing their local news coverage."

T

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-0.09 (-0.26%)

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T AT&T
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07/08/19
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07/08/19
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Target $62
SBSH
Neutral
Citi downgrades Verizon to Neutral on rising long-term industry risks
Citi analyst Michael Rollins downgraded Verizon Communications (VZ) to Neutral from Buy with an unchanged price target of $62. Rising long-term industry risks and the stock's current valuation premium are likely to limit returns over the next 12-months, Rollins tells investors in a research note. He believes long-term risks are rising for industry pricing and margins given the "widening array of possible outcomes" for the proposed merger of T-Mobile (TMUS) and Sprint (S). Rollins thinks national wireless firms that take more aggressive steps to shape their long-term strategic and competitive position in the industry have a better chance of creating value over the next 12-months. As such, he maintains Buy ratings on T-Mobile, AT&T (T), Telephone and Data (TDS) and U.S. Cellular (USM).
07/08/19
JPMS
07/08/19
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JPMS
Neutral
JPMorgan downgrades BCE to Neutral, Rogers to Underweight
JPMorgan analyst Richard Choe downgraded BCE (BCE) to Neutral from Overweight and Rogers Communications (RCI) to Underweight from Neutral. The analyst cut his price target for BCE to C$60 from C$63 and for Rogers to C$69 from C$71. Choe also reduced his price target for Neutral-rated Telus (TU) to C$49 from $C51. Rogers on June 12 announced the launch of its unlimited plan offering for its premium postpaid brand and BCE as well as Telus quickly followed, Choe tells investors in a research note. The analyst says he's starting to see a slowdown in subscriber growth. In addition, potential average revenue per user pressure from the migration to unlimited plans creates risk to the premium multiples the Canadian Communications companies have traded at versus U.S. and global peers, contends the analyst. He recommends stepping away from Canadian carriers at this level and prefers AT&T (T) and Comcast (CMCSA) in the U.S.
06/10/19
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06/10/19
NO CHANGE
Target $38
JPMS
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AT&T, Dish satellite video combination would make sense, says JPMorgan
It would make sense for AT&T (T) and Dish (DISH) to combine video operations, nearly two decades after an attempt failed in 2002, JPMorgan analyst Philip Cusick tells investors in a research note after press reports discussed a combination of Dish and DirecTV. The analyst believes the dis-synergies of pulling DirecTV away from AT&T's U-verse "in buying power would be value destructive." The analyst, however, does not think the companies are in discussions today, and he sees both "regulatory and personality issues that would have to be overcome to get to a deal." He reiterates Overweight ratings on AT&T and Dish and notes his price targets of $38 from $40, respectively, reflect no potential deal.
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05/31/19
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JPMS
Verizon, AT&T selloffs present buying opportunities, says JPMorgan
JPMorgan analyst Philip Cusick believes Amazon.com (AMZN) is unlikely to enter the wireless market via an acquisition of Boost Mobile, as reported last night by Reuters. As a result, he believes the selloffs today in shares of Verizon Communications (VZ) and AT&T (T) present buying opportunities.
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$106.64

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Target $18

Outperform
Tegna upgraded to Outperform on accretive acquisitions at Evercore ISI
As previously reported, Evercore ISI upgraded Tegna (TGNA) to Outperform from In Line with a $18 price target, up from $16. Analyst David Joyce believes the market is misinterpreting the price Tegna is paying for station acquisitions in the "impressive" Nextar Media (NXST) required station sale announced last week. Tegna is paying only 6.7x EBITDA after re-transmission rate resets, other synergies, and tax benefits, making it approximately 11% accretive, the analyst wrote in a note to investors. Joyce said Tegna can immediately step-up retransmission fee rates to their levels and Tribune Media (TRCO) stations it is acquiring and will benefit from accretion and diversify to the portfolio.
03/06/19
RILY
03/06/19
NO CHANGE
Target $135
RILY
Buy
Nexstar price target raised to $135 from $123 at B. Riley FBR
B. Riley FBR analyst Zack Silver raised his price target for Nexstar Media Group to $135 following last week's Q4 results. He believes the company's recent momentum should continue and keeps a Buy rating on the shares.
01/11/19
RBCM
01/11/19
NO CHANGE
Target $112
RBCM
Outperform
Nexstar price target raised to $112 from $96 at RBC Capital
RBC Capital analyst Leo Kulp raised his price target on Nexstar (NXST) to $112 to reflect the expected accretion from the pending Tribune Media (TRCO) deal. The analyst expects the merger to result in "meaningful shareholder value" and sees limited risk around regulatory approvals. Kulp also keeps his Outperform rating on Nexstar.
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RILY
12/18/18
NO CHANGE
Target $123
RILY
Buy
Nexstar price target raised to $123 from $92 at B. Riley FBR
B. Riley FBR analyst Barton Crockett raised his price target for Nexstar Media Group (NXST) to $123 saying accretion from the pending Tribune Media (TRCO) is attractive and mitigates any recession risk. The analyst reiterates a Buy rating on the shares.

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